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Niagara Ultra Races Marathon

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

Race Dates

2017: Saturday, June 17, 2017
2016: Saturday, June 18, 2016

Course Information

Profile: Rolling Hills
Type: Out and Back
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 66°F (18°C)
Average High: 75°F (23°C)
Average Low: 56° F (13°C)

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: 94.93
Course Score: 97.23

Race Size

2016: 82 Finishers
2015: 109 Finishers
2014: 96 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
2016: 4.9%
2015: 8.3%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Niagara Ultra Races Marathon course is an out and back route along the Niagara Parkway in continuous sight of the Niagara River.

The first seven and last seven miles of the course are flat. Just past mile seven, runners will encounter a large hill that rises approximately 250 feet over a little less than a mile. Around mile eighteen, runners will go down the same large hill. In between, the course is rolling.

The course is on an asphalt footpath with several road crossings.

Marathon Rankings

The Niagara Ultra Races Marathon was the 32nd largest marathon in Canada last year and was the 26th largest in 2015.

Last year 4.9% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 8.3% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Niagara Ultra Races Marathon the 42nd highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in Canada last year and the 36th highest percentage in 2015.

Its Course Score of 97.23 ranks it as the 29th fastest marathon course in Canada and the 9th fastest course in Ontario.

The typical race time temperature and humidity levels are above the ideal range for optimal marathon performance. This, coupled with the Course Score, gives the Niagara Ultra Races Marathon a PR Score of 94.93. This PR Score ranks it as the 30th fastest marathon in Canada and the 9th fastest in Ontario.

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Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 596 feet (181m)
Min Elevation: 293 feet (89m)


Ratings & Reviews: None

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